Based on the true diaries of a Jewish family hiding from the Nazis. Her father published the diaries long after the war - he being the only member of the family to survive. This is a poignant and true story of an ordinary family in extreme circumstances as for 25 months they are hidden from the Gestapo in an Amsterdam attic.Author Albert Hackett. Author Frances Goodritch. Book by Otto Frank. Company The Upstagers.